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  Fruit morphogenetics for seed-size control (OSTERGAARDJ20DTP)
  Prof L Ostergaard
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Flowering plants evolved during the Cretaceous Period >100 million years ago and quickly colonised terrestrial habitats. A major reason for their success was the formation and diversification of fruits that protect and nurture the developing seeds.
  Investigating the chemistry of antioxidants and polysaccharides present in date-fruit (Phoenix dactylifera) as a novel/potential therapies for neoplastic and infectious diseases.
  Dr H Morgan
Applications accepted all year round

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Date-fruit contains vast amount of phenols; approx. 80400µmol/100g, which portray antioxidant abilities.
  Neural basis underlying mating decisions in fruit flies
  Dr C Rezaval
Applications accepted all year round

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Mate choice is an essential behavioural process with profound consequences in evolution. How do animals choose with whom to mate? How do they evaluate the features of a potential mate to maximise their reproductive success?.
  Lighting the Way - Adventures in Fruit Spectroscopy
  Prof K Walsh, Dr P Subedi
Applications accepted all year round

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Join Northern Australia's agricultural innovator, CQU's Institute for Future Farming Systems - a world-leader in delivering practical solutions which are bolstering the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the horticulture sectors.
  Mapping the 3D structure of the gut to investigate inter-organ signalling in humans and flies
  Research Group: Gut Signalling & Metabolism
  Dr I Miguel-Aliaga, Dr D O'Regan
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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The gut has a complex 3D structure, forming a looping folded path inside the abdomen.
  Seed dormancy and germination: understanding the molecular basis to improve seed quality and seedling performance of horticultural and agricultural crops
  Prof G Leubner
Applications accepted all year round

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Plant seeds and fruits are at the beginning and the end of most important food supply chains that are central to human existence (food security).
  KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: Developing non-insecticide control of codling moth and related pests using the synthetic moth sex pheromones for South Wales fresh food production
  Prof RK Allemann, Prof J Pickett
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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This PhD project in the School of Chemistry, in collaboration with the commercial partner Lisk & Jones Consultants Ltd will research the development of high-performance sex pheromone pest control for fresh fruit and vegetables in the South Wales region.
  Drosophila as a model to study redox signalling and diet-induced obesity in ageing
  Research Group: Redox Metabolism
  Dr H Cocheme
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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A PhD Studentship is available under the supervision of Dr Helena Cochemé (Redox Metabolism Group) at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, Imperial College London.
  The regulation of signalling pathways in cancer initiation by Rho GTPases and the Cytoskeleton
  Dr A Elbediwy, Dr M Stolinski, Mr P Waller, Dr H Ashrafi
Applications accepted all year round

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What is the reason why cells can suddenly switch to uncontrolled cellular growth? What causes the normal formation of cellular contacts and organs to stop growing when reaching their normal size to ignore normal signals and multiply uncontrollably?.
  A Structured Health Intervention For Truckers - The SHIFT Study
  Dr S Clemes, Dr J King
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. SSEHS/SAC. UK/EU Fee band. TBC. International Fee band. £21,100. Full Time Duration. 3 years. Part Time Duration. 6 years.
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